Antique Christmas Box (Pt 2) – Ironstone & Tricycle Red Milk Paint

In part 1 of this two part post on my Antique Christmas Box, I showed the before and preparation stages of painting this old vintage tool box. Box before 1Here it is now, after the two coats of Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint in Linen, and the addition of cup handles either side (cup handles and other knobs available on my website HERE)Box finished 5 Box finished 4 Box finished 1I told you about how I was going to paint the insides a different colour … and so here is my “After” reveal of the pop of Tricycle (red) on the inside:Box finished 6Very Christmassy don’t you think?Box finished 8 Box finished 7Here are some more pictures showing off my attempts at styling, which was a bit of fun! Got me into the Christmas mood!
Tricycle Red & IronstoneDon’t you love this antique Nutcracker? His hat is a little worse for wear and I’d love to fix it, but he has character!Box styled 2Box styled 3Box styled 6 Box styled 4

If you are looking for more Christmas crafty projects, check out these signs I’ve made. Click on the picture to see the full blog post about how I made them:

small christmas sign 13

Merry Christmas Sign


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Spirit of Christmas Sign


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    Peg Mitchell
    November 13, 2014 at 12:44 am

    Lovely and very homey! A look that just hugs!

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